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Tweet Headlines related to the Eilat Eilot Renwable Energy Conference dominated this past week. Israel Cleantech Ventures filed with the SEC that it is about half way to raising $100 million and the cities of Jerusalem and Chicago formed an environmental partnership. In the IT sector CSR bought Israeli imaging and video technology company Zoran […]

Tweet Extreme Reality impressed the crowd at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week when it unveiled its gesture control technology for mobile devices. The technology will be on some new mobile phones debuting later this year. Content recommendation engine Outbrain raised $11 million and Israeli consumer web companies have attracted the attention of […]

Tweet During the past week, Israeli telecom Intucell announced it raised $6 million for its technology that will enable wireless carrier networks to work more efficiently amid the growing mobile data demand. Cellogic’s FlyScreen made its iPhone debut and President Shimon Peres and several high-tech CEOs unveiled a new plan for increasing the amount of […]

Tweet During the past week, Answers.com announced that it was acquired by Summit Partners for $127 million in cash and will be going private. Israel’s Cabinet approved an emergency plan to increase desalinated water production and Geekmedia revealed the creation of an Israeli startup incubation business modeled after Y Combinator. For these stories and more, […]

Tweet A new venture set up by General Electric (GE), ConocoPhillips, and NRG Energy has plans to potentially invest part of its $300 million in early-stage technology firms from Israel. Gesture control company Omek Interactive has raised an undisclosed sum from investors and Iway and Cellcom have launched the first full entertainment and Internet system […]

Tweet This past week Intel announced that it will be investing $2.7 billion into its plant in southern Israel and will be hiring 1,000 new employees this year. Construction began on Israel’s largest desalination plant and Ernst & Young acquired cyber security startup Hacktics Ltd. For these stories and more, see the headlines below. Cleantech […]

Tweet Investment in Israeli biofuel and energy efficiency companies is expected to rise in 2011. Groupon entered the Israeli market with its purchase of group coupon savings site Grouper and more details about the Stuxnet worm and the role Israel and America probably played in its creation continue to unfold. For these stories and more, […]

Tweet The investment arm of auto manufacturer General Motors (GM) announced that it invested in Israeli startup Powermat, the company’s first investment in an Israeli company. AT&T will be opening a┬ámobile app development center in Tel Aviv sometime in 2011 and Jinni, a movie and TV show recommendation engine raised $5 million. For these stories […]

Tweet In 2010, Israel’s Internet sector came of age, mobile hit its stride, more capital began to flow into Israel, and several companies grew. Here is a video recap of some of the biggest headlines and stories from 2010. Happy 2011!

Tweet Israel’s cabinet is set to approve a new plan that will expand opportunities to set up solar-powered facilities to generate electricity in different locations. IPTV company PeerTV raised $2.4 million to complete the first Israeli IPO on London’s AIM in three years and microSteps, an online communications provider mainly for preschools, won the first […]